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CERATOPHYLLUM DEMERSUM (Hornwort)

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£4.00

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  • Buy bareroot to be dropped into deeper water area
  • British Native submerged oxygenator Hornwort (Ceratophyllum demersum) - dark green feathery foliage that grows loose in a still or slow moving pond.
  • 1 portion is measured out in a 6x4x1 inch plastic container (the type used for a portion of rice at a takeaway) More than one portion ordered is measured out by plastic container and sent in one large plastic bag to save on plastic containers.
  • Floats freely in any depth of water in a sunny or partially shaded pond. In a new pond, the stocking rate of oxygenating plants should be two/three bunches per m2

In a new pond, the stocking rate of oxygenating plants should be two/three bunches per m2

Allow Ceratophyllum demersum (Hornwort) to grow until you have 30% of your pond volume filled then remove some by hand - take out the yellow/clear coloured stems not the dark green/olive brown stems in summer months. The bulk of Hornwort will drop down to the bottom of the pond in winter to protect itself from frost and ice.

Read more on oxygenators in Tips and Advice

<p>British Native plants</p> <p>Sunny position</p> <p>Partially shaded position</p> <p>Shaded position</p> <p>Suitable for shelf depth 23-44cm (approx 10-17”)</p><p>Suitable for shelf depth 45cm+ (approx 18”+)</p>

Important delivery information

Plant orders are dispatched to UK destinations only and leave the Nursery on a Monday - Thursday inclusive to avoid the weekend. Your order will be picked in the Nursery and the ready potted plant in its basket or bareroot oxygenator (as specified in the description) will be wrapped that day in damp newspaper and a plastic bag to keep it fresh during transit. Plants will normally be dispatched within a week of our receipt of your order.

All items are then boxed for collection by the courier APC Parcelrite or UKMail that afternoon for expected delivery within 24 hours after despatch (Highlands and Islands excepted)

Please unwrap all plants from their packaging as soon as possible and place in the situations specified on the plant ticket.

Order ValueDelivery Cost
£1.00 - £29.99 £6.00
£30.00 - £99.99 £12.00
£100.00 - £199.99 £24.00
£200+ £36.00

An additional surcharge will be added 
at checkout if your delivery address
is North of Perth (+£10) or an Island 
(+£10 = PO & TR)
(+£25 = Scottish Islands, IM & BT) or 
(+£50 = JE & GY).

Reviews from other Waterside customers

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Amanda Hopper

June 2015

Parcel arrived safely on day it was due, despite the driver being considerably delayed and the website saying the delivery would be the next day - he made an excellent effort to get the plants to me and they arrived in excellent condition. Many thanks

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Karen Ward

June 2015

Excellent delivery notifications, plants well wrapped and nothing damaged in any way. Super quality and super service!

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